We understand that the prospect of oral surgery can bring about feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. However, our experienced oral surgeon , Dr. Austin Burnett, is dedicated to ensuring that your oral surgical needs are met with the highest standard of care. Oral surgery encompasses a variety of procedures aimed at addressing issues related to the teeth, gums and jaw to improve your oral health and overall well-being. These include:

Reasons You Might Need Oral Surgery

Oral surgery may be recommended for a variety of reasons, depending on your specific dental health needs. Some common reasons include:

  • Impacted Teeth: This commonly occurs with wisdom teeth that do not have enough space to emerge or develop normally.
  • Tooth Loss: Dental implants are surgically placed in the jawbone to replace missing teeth.
  • Jaw-Related Problems: Surgery may be required to correct issues with jaw growth, alleviate TMJ disorders or realign the jaw.
  • Facial Injury Repair: Oral surgery can repair facial trauma affecting the jaw, facial bones or teeth.
  • Lesion Removal or Biopsy: If there are suspicious lesions in the mouth, a biopsy may be performed to check for signs of diseases, including oral cancer.

What to Expect

When you come to Dr. Burnett for oral surgery, you can expect:

  • Comprehensive Consultation: A thorough examination to assess your oral health and discuss your medical history.
  • Personalized Treatment Plan: A tailored plan outlining the recommended surgical procedure and any preparatory steps required.
  • Expert Care: Our skilled team will ensure that you are as comfortable as possible throughout the procedure.
  • Post-Surgical Support: Guidance on aftercare to ensure a swift and smooth recovery.

Benefits of Oral Surgery

  • Pain Relief: Addressing issues such as impacted teeth or TMJ disorders can alleviate pain and discomfort.
  • Improved Oral Health: Removal of damaged teeth or lesions can prevent the spread of infection and improve overall oral health.
  • Enhanced Functionality: Procedures like jaw realignment can improve chewing, speaking and breathing.
  • Boosted Self-Esteem: Correcting aesthetic or functional issues can enhance your appearance and boost confidence.

Take the Next Step

If you believe you may be in need of oral surgery in Irvine, California, do not hesitate to contact our office at 949-857-9220. Dr. Burnett and our compassionate team are here to guide you through every step of the process, ensuring that you receive the exceptional care you deserve.

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